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*Enhancing Social Emotional Learning W/ a Focus on Spec. Ed.

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Description: *Enhancing Social Emotional Learning with a Focus on Special Education. Date: August 8, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm. Location: FEA Conference Center. Presenter: Candie Hegemuhle, Director of Special Services, Warren Township BOE. Fee: $149.00. Students who experience difficulty identifying and regulating emotions, taking perspective and understanding their role and their responsibility within the larger school community typically have lower levels of social-emotional competence. This workshop will explore the research, competencies elements and tenets of social-emotional learning, provide practical strategies for infusing SEL across the curriculum, and assist participants in identifying next steps to integrate SEL with a focus on special education.

Date:
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831


*Fighting Racial Slurs

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Description: *Fighting Racial Slurs and Other Common Acts of Student Aggression. Date: July 24, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm at FEA. Presenter: Dr. Roibin Daniels, FEA Consultant. Fee: $149.00. This full day workshop is intended for educators who seek to expand their understanding of ethnic diversity and its relationship to school culture, climate, and successful instructional practices. Its purpose is to enable responsible adults to better avert ethnic-based HIB infractions and the relational tensions that arise from the pervasive use of inflammatory behaviors. To achieve these objectives, this workshop is divided into two parts. The morning session will focus on what teachers can do in the classroom to support culturally responsive behaviors that reduce the expression of bias and promote a culture of respect. In the afternoon session, participants will explore strategies to be used with and among students that both deter and address the use of inflammatory speech and behaviors.

Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE CAPs and Inefficiency Tenure Charges

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Description: 7/25/19 from 10am-1pm

Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway N.,Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Presenter:Sandra L. Jacques,Esq.

Fee $75 Star Adv & Subscription Eligible

This workshop will review the latest developments of TEACHNJ,NJ's tenure & evaluation law pertaining to Inefficiency charges.It will include a detailed review of cases decided by arbitrators under the law,incl. an analysis of trends & review of lessons to be learned.Participants will learn about the critical steps that should be taken prior to initiating tenure charges,includ.the importance of effectively creating & implementing Corrective Action Plans,conducting all required conferences &observations,and the documentation necessary to support disciplinary action against staff members prior to tenure charges being brought.Participants will leave with a firm understanding of case law related to staff discipline & an understanding of due process protections of staff.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED.


Date:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway N.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034


*LEGAL ONE Guidance on Student Discipline;Conduct Cert Day2

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Description: Understanding State and Federal Guidance on Student Discipline;Code of Conduct Certificate Program,Day 2 of 3

7/31/19; 9am-3pm at FEA

Presenters:David Nash, Esq. LEGAL ONE Director

Fee:$150
Star Adv. & Subscription Eligible
or incl. in the discounted Code of Coduct Certificate Program Bundle

Day two of the Code of Conduct Certificate series will provide participants with a deep understanding of the most recent guidance on student discipline from the N.J. and U.S. Departments of Education, including legal requirements related to identifying and addressing disparities in discipline, restraining students, sharing information with law enforcement, dealing with conduct away from school grounds, addressing bias-related acts, and responding to discipline for students with disabilities.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED.NO PAPER COPIES PROVIDED


Date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE HIB Law: Year in Review

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Description: HIB Law:Year in Review

6/3/19; 9am-3pm at FEA

Presenter:Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.

Fee:$150,Star Adv.& Subscription Eligible

Participants will learn about major changes in state & federal statutes,regulations,guidance & case law that have a major impact on implementing NJ's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights.This will include a review of new case law expanding parental rights to access HIB investigation reports,documents & video.

Participants will also:
*Learn about new case law regarding the intersection of bullying & special ed,and new statutory requirements related to physical restraint
*Consider how to respond to growing trends regarding anti-Semitism,sexual harassment & other forms of discrimination
*Review lessons learned from the 1st year of implementation of sweeping changes in state regs related to HIB
*Gain an understanding of the ever evolving use of social media to engage in cyberbullying...

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED.NO COPIES GIVEN


Date:
Monday, June 03, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Politics, Ethics, and School Law: Survival Guide

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Description: Politics, Ethics, and School Law: A Survival Guide for School Leaders

5/20/2019 from 9am-3pm

MUJC, 340 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974

Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq; Nancy Richmond, Ed.D.

Fee: $150 Star Adv. & Subscription Eligible

Navigating political and ethical issues within a School District is a complicated task for an Administrator. What do you do when a political leader or the politically connected parent, staff member, Board member, community member or vendor wants to use their influence to receive favorable treatment? This seminar will provide insight and strategies for dealing with issues including: *Understanding the inevitable political influences that must be addressed as a school leader and how to be a politician in a good way. Yes, there is such a thing! *Understanding Ethical, Political and Practical Considerations in Building a Culture of Collaboration and Trust, Understanding the School Ethics Commission & More!

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED.


Date:
Monday, May 20, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
MUJC (The Morris-Union Jointure Commission)
340 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974


*LEGAL ONE School Law: Year in Review

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Description: School Law: Year in Review

6/26/19; 9am-3pm at FEA

Presenters:David Nash, Esq.,LEGAL ONE Director

Fee:$150,Star Adv.& Subscription Eligible

What were the most important changes in state & federal law that occurred during the 2018-19 school year?What must you do to address these changes moving forward?

This seminar will address key topics,including:
*Changing legal reqs related to vaping,opioid use,and student health,incl. mental health
*Understanding & addressing the needs of transgender students
*Recent legislation & guidance related to school safety
*Changing federal law requirements and guidance from the U.S. Dept. of Education
*The latest state & federal case law regarding HIB, IDEA,tenure,discrimination law,1st Amendment rights and more;and
*Recent developments regarding employee rights,incl.collective bargaining rights,pensions,and employee benefits

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED.NO COPIES GIVEN


Date:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*Principles of Effective Instruction

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Description: *Principles of Effective Instruction. Date: July 18, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm Location: FEA Conference Center. Presenter: Matthew Jennings, Ed.D., Supt, Alexandria Township School District. Fee: $149.00. A core component of the Connected Action Roadmap is effective instruction. More specifically, the CAR framework requires a shared understanding of effective teaching and learning. To achieve this goal, professional learning communities must develop a shared understanding of research-based principles of learning and teaching that can be applied flexibly in order to make instructional decisions related to each individual classroom. Participants in this practical workshop will learn nine research-based principles for effective instruction that can be used by teachers and teams to make high quality instructional decisions.

Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831


*The Connected Action Roadmap

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Description: *The Connected Action Roadmap: A Systemic Process for School Improvement. Date: August 8, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm. Location: FEA Conference Center. Presenters: Donna McInerney, CEO, FEA; Vicki Duff, Coordinator of Professional Learning, FEA; Emil Carafa, Coordinator of Professional Learning, FEA. Fee: $149.00. Improving student learning and strengthening teacher practice require a systemic and sustainable process, driven by the collaborative work of PLCs and shared leadership. The Connected Action Roadmap (CAR) provides a coherent approach to curriculum, instruction, assessment and school climate that builds a common language and understanding and shifts the focus of educators from compliance and programs to process and effective practices. Endorsed by the NJDOE and the leading educational organizations across the state, the CAR framework is currently being used by teams of educators from across the state to develop curriculum and instructional tools in ELA & Math.

Date:
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*The Leader You Want and Need To Be

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Description: *The Leader You Want and Need to Be. Date: July 22, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm. Location: FEA Conference Center. Presenters: Tom Barclay and Bobbie Felip, FEA Consultants. Fee: $149.00. Great educational leaders need a strong philosophical and experiential knowledge about how to create positive change in the schools they lead. Maintaining focus on this foundation becomes challenging in the fast-paced educational environment in which we find ourselves. This workshop will help you to reflect on what your strongly held beliefs are, what type of leader you prefer to be, and how to maintain focus on these beliefs in the midst of constant change. A strong foundation and firm compass will allow you to meet the challenges of leading complex organizations. Topics to be addressed in this session include: self reflection using the PSEL tool and other tools and self-surveys; development of a type of leadership profile; and understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of our leadership profile.

Date:
Monday, July 22, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831